sports betting

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. | FanDuel inks deals with NHL, Devils for sports bets, fantasy

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The wall that professional sports leagues in the U.S. fought so hard to maintain between themselves and legal sports betting continues to crumble. The four major pro sports leagues fought New Jersey’s efforts to legalize sports betting in a case that went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court — … Continue reading ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. | FanDuel inks deals with NHL, Devils for sports bets, fantasy

NEW YORK | NHL partners with MGM to share data for sports betting

NEW YORK — The NHL is following the NBA’s lead by partnering with MGM Resorts International and providing the company with data for use in sports betting. Commissioner Gary Bettman announced the agreement Monday. The Las Vegas-based casino giant is the league’s first official sports betting partner. As part of the agreement, MGM gains access … Continue reading NEW YORK | NHL partners with MGM to share data for sports betting

DOVER, Del | Dover becomes only track to allow sports betting on property

DOVER, Del  — Bradley Saucier and Joshua Merrill made the trip from Maine to watch this weekend’s NASCAR races at Dover. They had bags full of NASCAR merchandise, wore hats and shirts supporting their favorite drivers and came prepared to spend on their new favorite accessory: betting slips. All bets were on at Dover International … Continue reading DOVER, Del | Dover becomes only track to allow sports betting on property

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J | PlaySugarHouse.com launches online sports betting

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J — PlaySugarHouse.com launched online sports betting integrated with its online casino on Thursday, the latest entrant into New Jersey’s surging sports betting market. New Jersey gambling regulators had approved the site to go live Thursday morning; the company says it was up and running at 6 a.m. The SugarHouse Online Sportsbook & … Continue reading ATLANTIC CITY, N.J | PlaySugarHouse.com launches online sports betting

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J | Harrah’s becomes 4th Atlantic City casino with sports bets

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J — A Frank Sinatra impersonator asked Luck to be a lady as he bet on the New York Yankees on Wednesday and an Elvis impersonator thanked the clerk very much for handing him a similar bet slip as Harrah’s became the fourth Atlantic City casino to offer sports betting. The casino started … Continue reading ATLANTIC CITY, N.J | Harrah’s becomes 4th Atlantic City casino with sports bets

NEW YORK | NBA strikes deal with MGM Resorts to provide data to bettors

NEW YORK — The NBA and WNBA will now share official data with MGM Resorts, a major win for the leagues as they prepare for the anticipated growth of sports betting across the country. MGM will pay the NBA for that data to use in determining outcomes of various bets. The NBA’s stance has been … Continue reading NEW YORK | NBA strikes deal with MGM Resorts to provide data to bettors

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.  | Caesars launching sports betting in New Jersey, Mississippi

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.  — Two Atlantic City casinos owned by Caesars Entertainment will start taking sports bets this week, and another two in Mississippi will do so in mid-August. Caesars Entertainment tells The Associated Press its Bally’s casino in Atlantic City will start taking sports bets at 11 a.m. Monday. Its sister casino in Atlantic … Continue reading ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.  | Caesars launching sports betting in New Jersey, Mississippi

ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey | Meadowlands initial sports bets total $3.5M

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Meadowlands Racetrack in New Jersey took in nearly $3.5 million in sports bets during its first nine days of accepting such bets. And most of that came from two weekends that sandwiched a dead period for major professional sports caused by baseball’s All-Star break, when there was little to bet … Continue reading ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey | Meadowlands initial sports bets total $3.5M